Linux trustees 2.6

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Date: Mon Oct 01 2001 - 15:24:38 PDT

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    Linux trustees 2.6
      by Vyacheslav L. Zavadsky (
      Monday, September 24th 2001 15:27
    Categories: Security, System :: Filesystems, System :: Systems
    About: The main goal of the Linux Trustees project is to create an advanced
    permission management system for Linux. The solution proposed is mainly
    inspired by the approach taken by Novell Netware and the Java security API.
    Special objects (called trustees) can be bound to every file or directory.
    The trustee object can be used to ensure that access to a file, directory,
    or directory with subdirectories is granted (or denied) to a certain user
    or group (or all except user or group). Trustees are like POSIX ACLs, but
    trustee objects can affect entire subdirectory trees, while ACLs a single
    Changes: Compatibility with Linux kernels 2.4.8, 2.4.9, and 2.4.10.
    License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
    Elias Levy
    Si vis pacem, para bellum

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